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 Meanings and Examples of BENEATH
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beneath
 ad.  lower in place, with something directly over or on; under; underneath; below
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He was still kneeling when his eyes, on a level with the lower panel of the door, caught a faint ray beneath it.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  As his lips rested on it he felt it glide slowly from beneath them, and saw that Mattie had risen and was silently rolling up her work.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
3  As soon as she was beneath the gnarled arms of the cedars, she knew she was safe from observation from the house and she slowed her swift pace.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  Most of all she learned how to conceal from men a sharp intelligence beneath a face as sweet and bland as a baby's.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  She knew it was beneath the dignity of quality white folks to pay the slightest attention to what a darky said when she was just grumbling to herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  The mockingbirds and the jays, engaged in their old feud for possession of the magnolia tree beneath her window, were bickering, the jays strident, acrimonious, the mockers sweet voiced and plaintive.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  All shades of red hair were represented beneath these hats, Hetty's plain red hair, Camilla's strawberry blonde, Randa's coppery auburn and small Betsy's carrot top.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  India rose tiredly from her seat beneath the arbor and went toward the angry Stuart Tarleton.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  She nodded and he carefully handed her down the front steps and led her across the grass to the iron bench beneath the largest oak in the front yard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  The red road lay checkered in shade and sun glare beneath the over-arching trees and the many hooves kicked up little red clouds of dust.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  They were no longer ruffled but were gathered up in scalloped festoons, showing braided petticoats beneath.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  But there was a difference, for beneath Rhett's seeming lightness there was something malicious, almost sinister in its suave brutality.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  "He insulted us all and the Confederacy too," said Mrs. Merriwether, and her stout bust heaved violently beneath its glittering passementerie trimmings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  Scarlett, Melanie and Miss Pittypat sat in front of the Daily Examiner office in the carriage with the top back, sheltered beneath their parasols.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
15  "Of course," said Rhett, his teeth showing beneath his mustache.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  The park ranger warned the skiers to stay on the main trails, where they would be in no danger of being buried beneath a sudden avalanche.
2  How different had this scene looked when I viewed it laid out beneath the iron sky of winter and stiffened in frost!
3  The speaker asserts that something exists beneath language -- like bedrock beneath the skyscrapers, a sanity even beneath the dizziness.
4  The Dutch woman's drab winter coat contrasted with the distinctive, colorful native costume she wore beneath it.
5  Fog would shroud Dracula's castle, hiding the ruined tower beneath sheets of mist.
6  His first inkling is when he tries to take a step forward and discovers that his legs are collapsing beneath him.
7  A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled tumor that develops near a joint membrane or tendon sheath, and that bulges beneath the skin, forming a protuberance.
8  That my mother had married him against the wishes of her friends, who considered the match beneath her.
9  It looked all brown and black: elf- locks bristled out from beneath a white band which passed under her chin, and came half over her cheeks, or rather jaws: her eye confronted me at once, with a bold and direct gaze.
10  On stormy days, the hotel doorman keeps dry by standing directly beneath the marquee.
11  However, officials have been saying that the well-head, almost a mile down on the seabed, should not be damaged as it was not directly beneath the platform.
12  Surging waves may never actually break as they approach the water's edge, as a result of the water being very deep beneath them.
13  Although she was intimidating in aspect, she was warm and affectionate beneath the surface.
14  His treatment of his children is beneath contempt.
15  The shelf was beginning to sag beneath the weight of the books upon it.